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NEW DATA THIS MONTH: 2021 Top Global Dealers


The Global 225
Ranking The Leading Music Companies Worldwide
+ The Global Markets Report

The two-part Global Music Industry Sales Report is the only data package of its kind. In the Top 225 portion, we provide sales volume and statistics for the world's top manufacturers and distributors of musical instruments and audio products. Among the ranked companies are marquee brands such as Yamaha, Steinway, and Taylor, as well as many less familiar names that play important roles in the global music market. The accompanying Global Markets Report offers country-by-country market data and year-to-year trends for the top 43 countries where music products are sold. Data includes total music sales, sales-per-capita, and demographic information. With this data, it's possible study market sizes and characteristics from Chile to China. 

How large is the world's music market? Which countries produce the most? How many people are employed, by country, in the music market? These questions, and many others, are answered in this invaluable report.

Available formats:

PDF: $45

Microsoft Excel + PDF: $99.95 - Spreadsheets include five years of sales history with year-over-year comparisons, employment histories, and complete contact information including phone, website, fax, and CEO.

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Here is a sample of data presented on the world’s top 225 musical instrument and audio companies (spreadsheet includes 5 years of historical sales and employment data):

Company Est. Sales Employees CEO Country
Yamaha Corp. $3,866,399,000 20,500 Takuya Nakata Japan
Harman Professional $1,000,000,000 3,000 Brian Devine USA
Sennheiser Electronic $876,000,000 2,750 Daniel and Dr. Andreas Sennheiser Germany
Gold Peak $872,000,000 4,775 Victor Lo Chung Wing Hong Kong
Shure Inc. $740,000,000 1,360 Christine Schyvinck USA
Fender Musical Inst. $718,000,000 1,800 Andy Mooney USA
Kawai $608,665,000 2,750 Hirotaka Kawai Japan
Steinway Musical Instruments $475,960,000 1,900 Ron Losby USA
Roland Corporation $465,000,000 1,400 Jun-ichi Miki Japan

The Top 225 ranking also includes total sales volumes, plus much more data, for the world's largest music markets. Data listed in bold below is available for the following countries: (Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Mexico, Netherlands, Norway, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Singapore, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, U.A.E., United Kingdom, United States)

• Overall Music Industry World Sales Ranking
• 2019 Total Music Sales
• % Share of Global Market
• Music Sales 19 vs 18 % Change 
• 2019 Population
• Population Change
• Population Market Share
• Median Age
• 2019 GDP
• 2019 GDP Change
• GDP Per Capita
• Music industry sales totals for the world regions: North America, South Central America, Europe, Asia, Australia


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